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U. S. Steel Names Susan Kapusta General Manager of Community Affairs and United States Steel Foundation


United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that Susan M. Kapusta has been promoted to general manager-community affairs & United States Steel Foundation. Most recently Kapusta has been director-community affairs & United States Steel Foundation. The promotion reflects the added responsibilities Kapusta will assume, including community relations for all U. S. Steel and former National Steel facilities, oversight of all non-Foundation corporate donations and management of the company's United Way Campaign. In her new position, which is effective September 1, Kapusta will report to U. S. Steel Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Usher.

"Susan's keen marketing and business sense along with her personal commitment to the community have helped keep U. S. Steel a leader in community service and philanthropy," said Usher. "She brings imagination, innovation and strong management skills to her new position at a time when the company needs capable managers most."

Kapusta, 52, began her career with U. S. Steel in 1969 as a clerical employee and progressed through a series of increasingly responsible positions. She was promoted into management in 1989 as communication and administration services manager in the employee relations department. In 1990, she was named recycling coordinator in the marketing and sales department of tin mill products and was promoted to manager of recycling in the company's environmental affairs department in 1993.

In 1996, Kapusta was appointed manager-public affairs for U. S. Steel Group. She was promoted to director-community affairs in 1998 and in 2002 assumed added responsibility for managing the United States Steel Foundation.

Kapusta earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Robert Morris University in 1981, and received a master's degree in corporate communication from Duquesne University in 2001. Kapusta is also a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh XVI.

She is a member of the board of directors of the Community College of Allegheny County where she has also served as a member of the adjunct faculty. Among her many community activities are the U. S. Steel STEP program, an award winning environmental education program, and Junior Achievement.

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SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation

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